A Stand-Up Comic Hired Alan Dershowitz to Defend Him—Now He’s Portraying Himself as the Next Mike Flynn

Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, who helped defend President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial this year, is representing a new criminal client who, in his own white collar fraud case, is portraying himself as the next Michael Flynn. Dershowitz’s … Read more…

Why Jenny Slate called her standup comedy special ‘Stage Fright’

Jenny Slate’s first Netflix comedy special is a family affair — literally. In “Jenny Slate: Stage Fright,” the standup comedienne and actress (“Parks and Recreation,” “Zootopia,” “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On”), intersperses old home videos and interviews with family … Read more…

Hannah Gadsby Is ‘Comfortable’ Not Being Funny in First Stand-up Set After ‘Nanette’

Ben King/Netflix In the early 1700s, a physician named James Douglas, a quasi-famous midwife known for performing public dissections of female pelvises in his home, came across a wrinkle of uterine flesh he hadn’t seen before. The region was a … Read more…

Hannah Gadsby Is ‘Comfortable’ Not Being Funny in First Stand-up Set After ‘Nanette’

Ben King/Netflix In the early 1700s, a physician named James Douglas, a quasi-famous midwife known for performing public dissections of female pelvises in his home, came across a wrinkle of uterine flesh he hadn’t seen before. The region was a … Read more…